**Pi Day**

Pi Day 2015 – Press Democrat article | Press Demo Pi Day (PDF)

Pi Day Project

Choose from the following to complete by March 13. Everyone must earn at least 10 points, with extra credit possible up to a total of 10 points.

1) Recite the digits of pi to at least 20 places **(5 points)**. Receive five additional points for reciting an additional 20 digits of pi.

2) Write a Pi-ku poem: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables **(5 points).**

*Unending digits*

*Why not keep it simple, like*

*Twenty-two sevenths*

3) Make a Pi day greeting card. **(5 points)**

4) Solve the pi problem of the day. Write a complete explanation with illustrations on poster paper. **(5 points)**

Which is the better buy, an 8 inch pizza for $3.50 or a 14 inch pizza for $10? Why? (The size refers to its diameter.)

5) Write a sentence of a poem in which each word contains the same number of letters as the digits of pi. **(5 points)**

6) Write a 300 word essay about how “Mathematics is everyone.” **(10 points)**

7) Make a timeline of the most important even of Albert Einstein in honor of his birthday. **(10 points)**

8) Research the history and make a timeline or write a report to highlight the important discoveries related to pi. **(10 points)**

9) Make a pi paper chain or string beads where each digit is presented by a different color. **(5 points for every 25 digits)**

**Multicultural Week**

The Story of 1 – BBC Documentary (YouTube Link)